Microsoft is giving away a free set of Nokia Coloud Boom headphones to customers who purchase any Windows Phone from its store - but the offer will only remain available "while supplies last".
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After nearly two years, the ESPNcricnfo app on Windows Phone has finally received an update adding new features and fixing bugs. Ironically, it also includes a slightly obsolete change log.
Minecraft continues to be a cultural phenomenon, with children of all ages contributing to the game's wild success across various platforms, the game has now sold 20M copies on PC and MAC alone.
Microsoft has a new app that will ship with Windows 10, called Phone Companion, this app makes it easy to sync your desktop PC with your mobile phone regardless of the OS it uses.
The latest data shows interesting trends in the US, where the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S6 has picked up steam. Unfortunately, Apple is still going strong in Europe where Android lost market share.
Advertising platform AdDuplex has published its latest statistics report for Windows Phone, showing Lumia's continued dominance of the platform, and early popularity for the new Windows 10 Mobile.
Microsoft's Lumia 640 and 640 XL have been available for weeks with a free one-year Office 365 Personal subscription - but after June 30, that offer will no longer be available in the United Kingdom.
Microsoft has released a new app for Windows Phone 8.1, which is designed to make it easier to manage settings for incoming calls, including configuration of your call-forwarding preferences.
You can now buy Microsoft's Lumia 640 in the UK for under £100, SIM-free and unlocked - a significant saving compared with many other retailers, and a massive £70 cheaper than the Microsoft Store.
While Samsung and Apple lead the UK smartphone market, Microsoft beat Sony and Motorola into third place, thanks to considerable year-on-year sales growth... and the continuing decline of BlackBerry.
A bunch of Microsoft's low-end Lumias are now getting software updates which bring better WiFi connectivity, camera performance, SD card support and more. Users can check for updates right now.
These are the four codenames associated with a bunch of new devices that Microsoft is working on. By the looks of it they're all Lumia handsets, destined to launch alongside Windows 10 Mobile.
Verizon has released the Lumia 735 for its network and we have gotten our hands on the new device and put together a gallery of the phone that costs $192 off contract or $29 on a two year deal.
Microsoft said in September that its then-new Lumia 735 would be available in the US 'soon'. Nine months later, the 735 has finally launched on Verizon, with more storage and a free Office 365 sub.
Microsoft's new 4G Windows Phone, the 5-inch Lumia 640, is now on sale via T-Mobile with a full retail price of just under $130, but the device won't be available to buy at the carrier's stores.
KAZAM's chief marketing officer says the company will continue its "important partnership" with Microsoft with new Windows 10 phones, echoing similar comments he made in a Neowin interview in March.
Microsoft's extra-large Windows Phone will be available to buy from AT&T next week for under $250 off-contract, featuring a 5.7" HD display, 4G LTE, Snapdragon 400 and 13MP camera with ZEISS optics.
505 Games, the publisher behind popular gaming titles such as Payday 2 and Sniper Elite 3 has confirmed that Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is coming to consoles and mobile platforms later this year.
While Best Buy is currently selling the Lumia 635 for $39.99 off-contract, another retailer is now offering the 4G handset for even less - and it can be updated to Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 as well.
Confirmed by way of Car2Go Germany's blog, the growing Smart car rental service is in process of creating a Windows Phone application, and you can take part in its testing.
Nine months after its original release, the Opera Mini browser has exited the beta phase of its development on Windows Phone, and is now available to download as a full non-beta app from the Store.
It appears that Microsoft's Lumia 640 will finally be available to buy from T-Mobile US next week - but it also seems that the carrier won't actually be stocking the device in its retail stores.
Less than five months after its announcement, prices are already falling on one of Microsoft's most affordable smartphones - the Lumia 532, which will be available for just $39 off-contract this week.
Data from comScore indicates that Windows Phone market share has tumbled in the US and is now down to just 3%. However, with Windows 10 just around the corner, this might soon change.
Windows Phone sales have drastically increased in Pakistan, thanks to the popular Lumia 535. Volumes sales have been more than iPhones in the quarter, but still face stiff competition from Android.
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Minecraft: Pocket Edition for Windows Phone has picked up a massive update which adds skin packs, multiple language support, new mobs, spawn eggs, inventory items and more.
Google made a slight slip-up in promoting its 'Smart Lock for Passwords' feature on its website, using an image of a Nexus 6 handset that appears to be running Windows Phone.
The latest data shows that Samsung's new flagship devices were off to a slow start on the market, while Apple keeps gaining market share. However that trend might have already changed.
Microsoft's low-cost Windows Phone with 4G LTE connectivity, the Lumia 635, is currently even more affordable in the US, as it's now available for just $39.99 off-contract via Best Buy.
The inexpensive Microsoft Lumia 435 has received a price drop at Walmart as the retailer is now selling the T-Mobile version of the smartphone for just $50 without any contract.
The Lumia 640 isn't a perfect device by any means - but Microsoft has built a truly impressive low-cost smartphone, with a beautiful display, decent camera, solid performance, and superb value.
We probably won't be seeing a Windows Mobile device with a curved display this Fall, but this leaked bezel shows that Nokia/Microsoft has experimented with the possibility of such a device.
In addition to the current Windows Phone 8.1 platform, Microsoft's user-friendly App Studio now allows users to create apps tailored for Windows 10.
Microsoft announced that it wants to make sure Windows 10 will play nice with Android and Apple devices, and as part of that commitment it will soon launch a Phone Companion app for Windows 10.
Since the latest Windows 10 Mobile preview got released to Windows Insiders two weeks ago, the Recovery Tool has undergone several updates to support Windows Phones wanting to roll back to 8.1
The latest data shows that the number of people trying out Windows 10 Mobile has tripled in the last month, which bodes well for Microsoft's future efforts and eventual launch of the new OS.
Age of Empires: Castle Siege, a touch-centric take on the popular real time strategy game is making the jump to iOS with iPad and iPhone apps. It's currently rolling out to Canada with more to follow.
Exclusively available to Windows Phone until now, the free, personalized music service MixRadio has now launched on Android and iOS, featuring a new UI that's also coming to Microsoft's mobile OS.
Not all handsets will get Update 2, but more devices are starting to receive it, and the latest is the BLU Win HD LTE, which the company has confirmed will also be upgraded to Windows 10 Mobile.
You aren't dreaming. After many years of battling third party developers and fans, Snapchat's support Twitter suggested that the company is planning to release an official app for Windows Phone.
One of the known bugs for build 10080 was that Cortana would crash and not open if your device was not reset to the default region before upgrading, here's a workaround for that.
After being available for iOS and Android for some time, the official National Rail Enquiries app is now available for Windows Phone, with a wide range of features to help you navigate the network.
Microsoft confirms that support for Windows Phone's built-in group sharing feature, Rooms, will end next month, advising that users seeking similar functionality consider "an alternative solution".
As promised, Microsoft has released the new Office Universal apps for Windows 10 mobile and you can download them from the Windows store right now.
Not all handsets will be upgraded to Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2, but one handset that is getting that update - right now, in fact - is the HTC One M8 for Windows on Verizon Wireless.
After increasing its smartphone sales in India by 20% last quarter, Microsoft has now launched its latest Windows Phone there: the Lumia 540 Dual SIM, which was first unveiled last month.
After a long wait, and numerous leaks, Verizon has finally decided to launch the low-end LG Lancet Windows Phone. The device is only $120 off-contract and comes with Windows Phone 8.1.
You can now use the Windows Recovery Tool to set your HTC device back to it's factory image, hinting at support for the Windows 10 Technical Preview in the future.